Inland Empire Economic Partnership Foundation
IEEPF is a sister organization to the Inland Empire Economic Partnership
(IEEP). The Foundation was established with a mission to create a
better quality of life for Inland Empire residents. The Foundation
focuses on education, planning and information dissemination.
Inland Empire Sustainable Communities program is dedicated to maintaining
its forward momentum, which has resulted in addressing regional challenges,
conducting collaborative visioning and engaging community action.
Region Served: Riverside and San Bernardino Counties
Population: 3,400,000 including San Bernardino County, which is
the largest geographical county in the contiguous United States of
Size of Region: 27,000 square miles
Strategic Partners: Community Partners-IEEP Members, Regional Stewards-CRI
Established: Formed in 1986, Merged in 1993
The IEEPF is also working in conjunction with a number of regional
corporations, the counties of Riverside and San Bernardino, and
cities within the Inland Empire to develop and implement a vision
for the region.
As one of the leading community organizations in the region, the
IEEPF is helping create the Inland Empire of the future by acknowledging
the interdependence between the Economy, Equity, and Environment,
and the importance of balancing each by utilizing collaborative thinking
and problem solving.
Currently, IEEPF is working in a collaborative nature to create
an Inland Empire Community Indicators Report. When completed, the
community indicators project will provide the Inland Empire with
a reliable source of objective information about the region's economy,
environment, and quality of life, and serve as a catalyst to improve
the overall region. In turn, these community indicators will further
enhance policy and investment decisions, mobilize advocates for action,
and improve accountability.